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Marcio André is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Fábio Andrade who is regarded as one of the top grapplers of his generation. A great story of success through jiu jitsu, Marcio André almost succumbed to the grooming of criminality, turning his back on this path through coach Andrade and his academy in Bangú, whose work with underprivileged kids has helped numerous others, including Isaque Bahience, Kaué Damasceno, Ronaldo de Jesus to name a few.

Marcio Andre Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Márcio André Costa Barbosa Júnior

Nickname: Marcinho, a friendly way of saying Marcio.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda >Luiz França > Oswaldo Fadda > Sebastião Ricardo > Wendell Alexander > Daniel Almeida > Fábio Andrade > Marcio André

Main Achievements:

  • IBJJF World No-Gi Champion (2016)
  • IBJJF European Champion (2018/2016/2015)
  • ACBJJ 7 LW Grand Prix No-Gi Champion (2017)
  • UAEJJF World Pro Champion (2016)
  • IBJJF World Championship Runner-up (2016)
  • IBJJF Pan American Championship Runner-up (2017)
  • ACBJJ LW Grand Prix Runner-up (2017)
  • IBJJF World Championship 3rd Place (2018/2017)
  • IBJJF Pan American Championship 3rd Place (2016)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • IBJJF World Champion (2014 brown, 2013 & 2012 purple, 2011 blue)
  • UAEJJF World Pro Champion (2014 brown, 2013 purple)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Champion (2013 brown)
  • IBJJF Pan American Champion (2013 purple)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National Champion (2013/2012 purple, 2011 junior blue)
  • IBJJF European Champion (2014 brown, 2013 purple)
  • CBJJ Brazilian Juvenile Teams Champion (2010 blue)

Favourite Position/Technique: Open Guard

Weight Division: Peso Pena

Team/Association: Nova Uniao (Bangú)

Marcio Andre Biography

Marcio Andre was born on October 19, 1994 in Bangu – a neighborhood in the West Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Tragedy struck Marcio’s family when he was just two years old, with his father being murdered. Lacking a father figure while growing up, Andre started hanging around criminals and outcasts of society before joining a jiu jitsu academy at the age of 9-10. A social project that helped keep local kids busy and off the streets.

The aforementioned academy was Nova Uniao – Bangu, a class led by Fábio Andrade. Marcio remained under coach Andrade’s guidance in this small academy, training along side great competitors such as Kaue Damasceno, Isaque Bahiense, Iris Batista and many others.

Andrade became an immediate sensation at the junior levels, winning the CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (Brasileiro) and the Team Nationals (Brasileiro de Equipes) in 2010 and 2011 respectively. The continuous good results at the top competitions of the IBJJF calendar caught the attention of the mainstream media of the sport who started mentioning Marcio Andre as one of the top fighters of his generation, a reputation he continuously proved to be worthy of receiving.

In 2014, after winning another IBJJF world title, Marcio Andre received his black belt from his longtime mentor Fábio Andrande.

Cover photo taken by William Burkhardt of BJJ Pix.

Marcio Andre Grappling Record

60 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    33 (55%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    11 (18%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    12 (20%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (5%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (2%)

12 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Cross choke
25
3
#86e620
Bow and arrow
25
3
#5AD3D1
Armbar
17
2
#d1212a
Triangle
8
1
#fad11b
Kneebar
8
1
#f58822
Choke from back
8
1
#224aba
Kimura
8
1
12
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
15 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    5 (33%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (13%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    6 (40%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (13%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

6 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Armbar
17
1
#86e620
Choke
17
1
#5AD3D1
Injury
17
1
#d1212a
Kneebar
17
1
#fad11b
Loop choke
17
1
#f58822
Triangle
17
1
6
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Marcio Andre Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
4926Rubens CharlesRubens CharlesLPts: 3x0ADCC66KG4F2013
8125Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusLPts: 2x0Grand Slam LA77KGSF2015
8855Erberth SantosErberth SantosLKneebarEuropean OpenABS4F2016
9100Osvaldo MoizinhoOsvaldo MoizinhoLLoop chokePan American70KGSF2016
9367Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLPts: 4x0World ProABSR22016
9795Rafael MendesRafael MendesLPts: 10x10, AdvWorld Champ.70KGF2016
11250Manuel RibamarManuel RibamarLPts: 2x0European OpenABS8F2017
11664Edwin NajmiEdwin NajmiLTriangleACBJJ 475KGF2017
11802Dany GerardDany GerardLArmbarPan AmericanABS8F2017
11881Lucas LepriLucas LepriLPts: 2x0Pan American76KGF2017
12760Leo SaggioroLeo SaggioroLReferee DecisionWorld Champ.70KG4F2017
14460Lucas LepriLucas LepriLChokeACB 1075KGSPF2018
14776Michael LanghiMichael LanghiLReferee DecisionACBJJ 1175KGSPF2018
15573Rafael MansurRafael MansurLInjuryBrasileiro70KGSF2018
15828Jamil Hill-TaylorJamil Hill-TaylorLPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.70KGSF2018
4923Robert SabaruddinWPts: 6x0ADCC66KGR12013
6010UnknownWBow and arrowS/A SJJSAF70KGSF2014
6011Ilke BulutIlke BulutWPts: 10x4S/A SJJSAF70KGF2014
6014Kim TerraKim TerraWPts: 4x4, AdvBrasileiro NoGi76KGF2014
6425Masahiro IwasakiMasahiro IwasakiWReferee DecisionEuropean70KG4F2015
6429Gabriel MarangoniGabriel MarangoniWPts: 4x2European70KGSF2015
6431Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoWAdvEuropean70KGF2015
8123Youngam NohWPts: 5x0Grand Slam LA77KG4F2015
8776Isaac DoederleinIsaac DoederleinWPts: 4x2European Open70KG4F2016
8779Italo LinsItalo LinsWPointsEuropean Open70KGSF2016
8780Paulo MiyaoPaulo MiyaoWReferee DecisionEuropean Open70KGF2016
8840Alexandro CeconiWPts: 0x0, AdvEuropean OpenABSR12016
8848Felipe BuenoWPts: 4x2European OpenABSR22016
9090Fabio CaloiFabio CaloiWPts: 11x0Pan American70KG8F2016
9096Darson HemmingsDarson HemmingsWPts: 11x0Pan American70KG4F2016
9354Mario SilvaWKimuraWorld ProABSR12016
9399Lee TingWPts: 39x0World Pro69KGR12016
9409Gilson NunesGilson NunesWPts: 2x0World Pro69KG4F2016
9410Rafael MansurRafael MansurWPts: 6x2World Pro69KGSF2016
9413Paulo MiyaoPaulo MiyaoWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Pro69KGF2016
9782Nicollas WelkerWArmbarWorld Champ.70KGR22016
9792Bruno FrazattoBruno FrazattoWPts: 9x6World Champ.70KG4F2016
9794Rubens CharlesRubens CharlesWPts: 7x6World Champ.70KGSF2016
10697Michael DewittWArmbarNoGi Worlds73KGR12016
10703Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoWPts: 2x2, AdvNoGi Worlds73KG4F2016
10705AJ AgazarmAJ AgazarmWPts: 2x2, AdvNoGi Worlds73KGSF2016
10707Rodrigo FreitasRodrigo FreitasWPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Worlds73KGF2016
11193Fernando NetoWCross chokeGrand Slam AD75KG4F2017
11197Edwin NajmiEdwin NajmiWPts: 4x2Grand Slam AD75KGSF2017
11200Roberto SatoshiRoberto SatoshiWPts: 2x0Grand Slam AD75KGF2017
11240Karim KhalifaWPts: 13x0European OpenABSR12017
11305Royi NeemanWCross chokeEuropean Open76KG8F2017
11312Oliver LovellWPts: 9x0European Open76KG4F2017
11315Andris BrunovskisAndris BrunovskisWTriangleEuropean Open76KGSF2017
11661AJ SousaAJ SousaWPointsACBJJ 475KG4F2017
11663Davi RamosDavi RamosWPointsACBJJ 475KGSF2017
11796Joao PauloWPts: 19x0Pan AmericanABSR12017
11858Mansher KheraMansher KheraWDQPan American76KGR22017
11867Leo SaggioroLeo SaggioroWBow and arrowPan American76KG8F2017
11875Andris BrunovskisAndris BrunovskisWPts: 7x2Pan American76KG4F2017
11879Renato CanutoRenato CanutoWPts: 6x4Pan American76KGSF2017
12079Johnny TamaJohnny TamaWBow and arrowNY Spring Open76KG4F2017
12080Yan LucasYan LucasWPointsNY Spring Open76KGSF2017
12081Rodrigo FreitasRodrigo FreitasWPointsNY Spring Open76KGF2017
12539Victor MatosWPointsLas Vegas Open76KGSF2017
12540Rodrigo FreitasRodrigo FreitasWPointsLas Vegas Open76KGF2017
12625Julio ReyesWKneebarSan Diego Open76KGSF2017
12626Victor de MatosWPts: 15x0San Diego Open76KGF2017
12757Jason GagnonJason GagnonWCross chokeWorld Champ.70KG8F2017
13005Blake NolanWN/AAmerican Nats76KG4F2017
13007John CombsJohn CombsWPointsAmerican Nats76KGSF2017
13292Arbi MuradovWPointsACBJJ 775KG4F2017
13297Rodrigo CaporalRodrigo CaporalWPointsACBJJ 775KGSF2017
13298Edwin NajmiEdwin NajmiWReferee DecisionACBJJ 775KGF2017
14392Jonathan ThomasWPts: 0x0, AdvEuropean Open70KG4F2018
14394Isaac DoederleinIsaac DoederleinWPts: 2x2, AdvEuropean Open70KGSF2018
14396Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoWPts: 4x2European Open70KGF2018
15567Michael SouzaWChoke from backBrasileiro70KGR12018
15823Kevin MahechaKevin MahechaWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.70KGR22018
15824Isaac DoederleinIsaac DoederleinWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.70KG4F2018

Marcio Andre vs Isaac Doederlein

Marcio Andre at Minas Gerais state championship (Mineirinho)

Marcio Andre vs Ross Nichols

Marcio Andre Guard Pass

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